What Is An After Cataract Surgery Opacity And A Posterior Capsulotomy?

Cataract, Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, IOL, Outpatient Surgery, Presbyopia, Uncategorized

Cataract surgery is a frequently performed operation during which an affected natural lens is replaced by an intraocular implant (IOL). What is an after-cataract surgery opacity? Whenever possible, the IOL is centered within the capsule that surrounded the natural lens before it was removed. If the IOL is in the capsule it is held in […]

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Rare Conditions Seen by Our Eye Surgeons

Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, Health, Ophthalmology Clinic, Outpatient Surgery

Since the 1980s our eye surgeons have had the opportunity to educate and treat patients regarding many rare eye conditions. Here are three of particular interest. Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy (BR) Birdshot retinochoroidopathy is a rare, usually painless inflammation of the blood vessels under the retina. It can flare up and then spontaneously subside. We do not know the cause […]

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Better Vision with Customized LASIK

Eye Surgery, Eye Treatments, Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK, Ophthalmology Clinic, Outpatient Surgery

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a modern optical laser surgical method that reshapes the eye allowing clearer focus to produce better vision. It is available for patients that have myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism (a cornea with unequal curves). During LASIK surgery a corneal flap is fashioned and a thin layer of corneal tissue is […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy, an In-office Treatable Condition

Diabetes, Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, Ophthalmology Clinic, Outpatient Surgery

Patients suffering from diabetes mellitus fail to use and store blood sugar (glucose) suitably for proper health. The improper glucose control is detrimental to the vessels of the retina, an important structure in the back of the eye that processes visual images. Diabetic retinopathy is damage to these retinal vessels. Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), (also named background diabetic […]

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